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Creating custom icon sets is no small feat, a lot of time and effort goes into each design. 2D models are created using a combination of Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, while 3D images are created using modelling software and then exported to Photoshop for texturing and lighting. As you can imagine, working to a small square area has its limitations. You can create a hyper-realistic render of an instrument, but as soon as you import that image into the mixer the details become hard to see or cause the image to appear less clear. Less is definitely...
  • Oct 26
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  • Marcus Dellicompagni
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Shortly after releasing OC V1.0, I set about working on the OC V1.2 update addressing some of the missing instruments which have been frequently requested by long term customers. But instead of just providing a few instruments, I decided to re-work the whole library adding new instruments and implementing the new articulation tag scheme taking it from 105 icons to over 700! It was a long winded task, but the update has been well-received by professional composers, which makes all the...
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The first major update to Orchestral Complete is just around the corner, and it's a big one! So, what can you expect? Well, in 1.0 the percussion has been totally reworked with brand new 3D icons! These will replace all the original icons and expand the library by adding a bunch of new traditional & exotic percussion instruments. "Ensemble" icons will no longer be a ghosted variation of its "Solo" counterpart, I've painstakingly created different variations icons for each instrument. For...